The Money Advice Service

Child Maintenance Options has been working closely with the Money Advice Service, who have supplied the following pages about the tools and services which they offer.

Who we are

The Money Advice Service is here to help everyone manage their money better. We do this by giving clear, unbiased money advice to help people make informed choices.

We are a free, independent service available online, over the phone and face to face. We provide tailored money advice to help you make choices throughout your life, whatever your circumstances.

We believe that the right money advice can make a difference to people’s lives. And when people take steps to manage their money better, they can live better too.

Because we're not selling anything ourselves, or for anyone else, you can trust our advice.

How we can help

The Money Advice Service provides lots of information, online tools and resources to plan, budget and save.

You might want to use the Money Advice Service Health Check to get a clear picture of your financial situation. This can help you sort out your money priorities and plan for the future.

Visit our website to find out more about:

Your Money
From clear explanations of financial products through to a wide variety of guides, calculators and planners, we can help you manage your money better.

Concerned about debt? Try our debt test calculator.

Parent's Guide to Money
Everything you need to know about having a baby and family finances.

For more help on budgeting for your baby, use our Budgeting and baby calculator.

Divorce & Separation
Separating is hard on everyone, especially children. Find out what your options are from arranging the living arrangements, splitting what you have through to managing your money.

The Divorce & Separation calculator can help you manage the financial side of separation.

As well our wide range of online tools, calculators and planners we also provide free printed guides. These can be sent to you in the post or you can view and download them from the Money Advice Service website.

Telephone and face-to-face service

Our advice and information is also available over the phone and face to face.

Our trained staff are here to help you and can be contacted on
0300 500 5000. If you prefer we can call you back or you can contact us by email.

Remember, because we’re not selling anything ourselves, or for anyone else, you can trust our advice.

This page has been provided by the Money Advice Service and do not represent the views or opinions of Child Maintenance Options.